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James Scholars travel to London

College of Media James Scholars visited London over spring break. Read about their experience at their blog.

30 Mar

Benson participates in Institute

Chris Benson

Associate Professor Christopher Benson was selected to participate in the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Intensive 2016. Read about it here.

30 Mar

Ledford to present lecture


Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford will present a lecture “Shooting with the Gun Guys: Gaining Access, Establishing Rapport, Breaking Through” on Monday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.

30 Mar

Advertising Teaching Awards Announced

Associate Professor Jason Chambers and Assistant Professor Brittany Duff were awarded the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising teaching awards this academic year for their dedication and innovation in teaching. 

The teaching award is based on a combination of factors including ICES scores and the creation of innovation in curriculum and programs. All faculty are eligible; the selection is made by the department head.

29 Mar

Balsamo to deliver April 22 inaugural lecture of Design Dialogues Speakers Series

Anne Balsamo, dean of the School of Media Studies at The New School, has been selected to deliver the first lecture in the Design Dialogues Speakers Series at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois. The series examines the transformative power of design in making our world a better place.

23 Mar


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